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Roberts Raps on Keynes and Hayek

Roberts Raps on Keynes and Hayek

Economics Professor Russ Roberts wants to explain the important differences between Keynes's and Hayek's understanding of economic booms and busts. What better way than featuring these economic giants in a rap video? Watch this latest production from econstories.tv, "Fear the Boom and Bust,"at Cafe Hayek.

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College Students Win Global Education Awards

College Students Win Global Education Awards

While many of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' students will travel abroad this winter, 20 of them are headed to places likes Israel, Palestine, London, Switzerland, Greece, and Turkey thanks to awards from Mason's Center for Global Education.

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The Job Market and the Great Recession

The Job Market and the Great Recession

Mason economist Russ Roberts' full testimony is posted on the web site of the Mercatus Center. He concludes, "It would be good to recognize our limits about what we imagine we can design. We cannot steer the economy. Or the labor market. Recognizing our limitations is a step in the right direction."

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Mason Economist on How Little We Know

Mason Economist on How Little We Know

Russ Roberts offers keen insight and wisdom in The Economists' Voice, a publication of the Berkeley Electronic Press. The summary: "If only preventing financial crashes were as straightforward as preventing airlines crashes. Russell Roberts explains the implications for future financial reform."

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